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She Loves Me Not (Scribner)

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Beautifully crafted stories from one of our most honored authors ("The New York Times"), Ron Hansen s "She Loves Me Not" is an acclaimed collection of stunning fiction, three decades in the writing.
Ron Hansen has long been celebrated as a master of both the novel and the short form. His stories have been called extraordinary ("The New York Times Book Review") and wise and smart ("The Washington Post").
In "She Loves Me Not," the subjects of Hansen s scrutiny range from Oscar Wilde to murder to dementia to romance, and display Hansen at his storytelling best: These are unforgettable stories, each utterly different from the one before .This is writing that slows the breathing ("San Francisco Chronicle"). Readers will thrill to Hansen s masterful attention to the smallest and most telling details, even as he plunges straight into the deepest recesses of desire, love, fury, and loss. Magisterial in its scope and surprising in its variety, "She Loves Me Not "shows an author at the height of his powers and confirms Hansen s place as a major American writer. This breathtaking collection should put him on the short-story map ("USA TODAY").
"She Loves Me Not" contains an excerpt from Hansen s new novel, "The Kid," to be published in fall, 2016."
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781451617597
ISBN-10: 1451617593
Pagini: 320
Greutate: 0.16 kg
Editura: Scribner
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Recenzii

Starred Review. "Hansen turns out to be at his best when he's free from the tent poles of plot, precedent, or even character. He deserves a collection like this to give readers the full vent of the desolation that lurches out of his landscapes and blows like a cold wind into the lives of his hapless Americans." - Publishers Weekly
Starred Review. "This collection extends the boundaries of the short story form while remaining centered on Nebraska and the human experience; enthusiastically recommended for all readers." - Library Journal
"In these pages, Nebraska - Omaha in particular - is both rendered and reappropriated, registered and riffed on through a range of tonalities." - The New York Times
"Although Hansen's historical re-creations will transport you, and his black humor is worthy of a Coen brothers movie, he is at his best when writing about what Wordsworth called "the still, sad music of humanity," such as the story of a woman caring for her Alzheimer's-inflicted husband ("The Sleepwalker"), or the boy struggling to understand his mother's death ("The Sparrow"). These stories, truthful meditations on the motions of grace in the physical world, are the real gems of the collection." - The Star Tribune
“Rich in imagery and emotion...the collection confirms Hansen as a top-notch master of the short form.” - People Magazine

Notă biografică

Ron Hansen is the author of eight novels and three short story collections. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, and went on to the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop where he studied with John Irving. He is now Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Professor in Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University in northern California.

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Kirby Heyborne has received critical acclaim for his starring role in the award-winning World War II drama Saints and Soldiers. He has had starring roles in eight other features and two short films, and has also appeared on the WB’s Everwood and many national commercials. He has garnered rave reviews for his narration for Books on Tape over the years and is considered one of the finest narrators working today.
Nicola Barber has appeared on stage in New York and across the country, and can be seen with Scarlett Johnansson in The Nanny Diaries. She holds a degree in theatre arts from UNC-Chapel Hill, and has taken classes at the London Academy of Dramatic Art. She has been training and performing voiceovers since 2001, and can be heard in video games, animation, commercials, corporate videos, and audiobooks.
Kate Reading has been a freelance narrator for over twenty years. She received an Audie Award for Bellwether; and nominations for The Gathering Storm, recorded with her husband, Michael Kramer; and Blow Fly. She has also received numerous Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine, which has named her Narrator of the Year and, for two years running, Best Voice in Science Fiction and Fantasy. She and her husband live in Hyattsville, Maryland, with their two children.